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Moab, UT (Utah) Houses and Residents

Total population: 5,140 (Urban population: 4,914 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 6 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,439 (2,031 occupied: 1,306 owner occupied, 722 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

30%

Housing density: 670 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $793,743.

Median contract rent in 2016: $420 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $542)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,437


Median gross rent in Moab, UT in 2016: $484

Housing units in Moab with a mortgage: 720 (7 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 589

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $49,318

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,195

Median monthly housing costs: $726


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Moab, Utah Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $248,740 (it was $98,100 in 2000)
Moab:

$248,740
Utah:

$250,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,800 - $298,754

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $257,089
Here:

$257,089
State:

$309,378

Townhouses or other attached units: $204,314
Here:

$204,314
State:

$232,458

Mobile homes: $42,250
Here:

$42,250
State:

$53,139
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,377
  • In family households: 3,994 (591 male householders, 528 female householders)
    800 spouses, 1,692 children (1,572 natural, 97 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 116 parents, 38 other relatives, 112 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,325 (575 male householders (479 living alone)), 328 female householders (330 living alone)), 416 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 73

Size of family households: 683 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 134 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 818 1-person, 44 2-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons.

725 married couples with children.
340 single-parent households (167 men, 173 women).

91.5% of residents of Moab speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 51% speak English well).
2.4% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 347 (6.5%)
(51.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

7.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Moab, Utah:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 1782 bedrooms
  • 7513 bedrooms
  • 2434 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Moab population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moab, Utah:

  • 30no bedroom
  • 1131 bedroom
  • 3062 bedrooms
  • 2023 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Moab population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Moab in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 32no vehicle
  • 4011 vehicle
  • 4952 vehicles
  • 3033 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Moab population

Cars and other vehicles available in Moab in renter-occupied apartments

  • 27no vehicle
  • 3841 vehicle
  • 2712 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Moab population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Moab, Utah:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 2514 rooms
  • 4085 rooms
  • 1626 rooms
  • 3117 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 559+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Moab population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moab, Utah:

  • 281 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 1603 rooms
  • 2034 rooms
  • 1295 rooms
  • 1026 rooms
  • 167 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Moab population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Moab, UT household income distribution

  • Moab, UT household income distribution
  • 166Less than $10,000
  • 108$10,000 to $14,999
  • 121$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30$20,000 to $24,999
  • 76$25,000 to $29,999
  • 188$30,000 to $34,999
  • 146$35,000 to $39,999
  • 147$40,000 to $44,999
  • 121$45,000 to $49,999
  • 144$50,000 to $59,999
  • 316$60,000 to $74,999
  • 199$75,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 71$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $199,999
  • 19$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Moab, UT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Moab, UT
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 48$35,000 to $39,999
  • 37$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$150,000 to $174,999
  • 136$175,000 to $199,999
  • 501$200,000 to $249,999
  • 218$250,000 to $299,999
  • 123$300,000 to $399,999
  • 45$400,000 to $499,999
  • 57$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Moab, UT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Moab, UT
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 15$300 to $349
  • 46$350 to $399
  • 33$400 to $449
  • 49$450 to $499
  • 58$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 121$650 to $699
  • 111$800 to $899
  • 70$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,500 to $1,999
  • 112No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 872010 or later
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 381990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 39Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Moab population
Moab commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 303
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 964
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 390
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 275
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 110
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 9
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 66
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 54
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 30
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 62
Moab, UT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.8%
Number of people working at home: 227 (8.9% of all workers)

Moab mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,662 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 434 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 150 (4%)
  • Walked: 301 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 227 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 459
 American: 344
 German: 296
 Irish: 138
 European: 86
 Scottish: 84
 West Indian: 55
 Norwegian: 36
 Scandinavian: 32
 Scotch-Irish: 28
 Swedish: 28
 Dutch: 23
 Haitian: 20
 Italian: 17
 British: 12
 Danish: 7
 Basque: 7
 Liberian: 3
 Polish: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 29%Mexico
  • 11%West Indies
  • 11%Australia
  • 10%Canada
  • 8%Korea
  • 5%Haiti
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,860
  • Other state: 2,101
  • Northeast: 131
  • Midwest: 471
  • South: 228
  • West: 1,261

84% of Moab residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 3% lived in Utah.

Moab:

84.3%
State average:

82.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 702
  • Less than 1 year of college: 104
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 292
  • Associate degree: 216
  • Bachelor's degree: 336
  • Master's degree: 151
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 39
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 54
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 556
  • Less than 1 year of college: 58
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 339
  • Associate degree: 184
  • Bachelor's degree: 349
  • Master's degree: 139
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 14.2%Males
  • 7.2%Females
Moab marital status for males
Moab marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,528
  • One, attached: 98
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 5 to 9: 68
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 56
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 430

Median worth of mobile homes: $40,721

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Moab:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moab
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.2%)
  • Electricity (14.4%)
  • Solar energy (3.1%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (80.1%)
  • Electricity (18.4%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

7.0%
Utah:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

5.6%
Utah:

5.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Utah:

26.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)